Chevrolet Malibu Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet Malibu

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Chevrolet Malibu
$
450
to $
940
Chevrolet Malibu
$
302
to $
690
Chevrolet Malibu
$
199
to $
1,007
Chevrolet Malibu
$
1,055
to $
2,194
Chevrolet Malibu
$
486
to $
3,005

Chevrolet Malibu Problems

Replace Fuel Filter Every 30,000 to Prevent Fuel Pump Failure

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

"No Start" Due to Ignition Switch Failure

The ignition switch may fail causing a no start condition. This is not generally a theft system (passlock) issue because the security light does not illuminate or flash.

No Start Due to Failed Passlock Sensor

The passlock sensor in the ignition lock cylinder may fail causing an anti-theft system fault and a no start condition. Our technicians tell us that the ignition lock cylinder should be replace to correct this condition.

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Chevrolet Malibu Questions

what is causing my doors to lock and unlock on there own? fuses seem good (1 answer)

I swaped some fuses out but it seem as its a short some where. the door choose to lock and unlock now on its own

Service guy says camshaft valve? (1 answer)

My car is in the shop due to the check engine light being on. The guy I have been dealing with told me the camshaft position actuator valve, now he is only saying camshaft valve. Is this the same thing? And does the ECM have to be reprogrammed for it to work after that is replaced? A couple of th...

what brand spark plugs should I use for my old 06 Malibu (1 answer)

I'm currently using Autolite XP but they seem to be giving me problems

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Chevrolet Malibu Recalls

Electronic Stability And Anti-lock Brake Control Malfunctions

The vehicle electronic stability control and anti-lock brake controls may fail to operate properly while driving, which may result in a loss of vehicle control. Dealers will install a replacement electronic brake control module free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front And Rear Side Impact Air Bags Fracture Upon Deployment

The studs that mount the front and rear side impact air bags have welds that may fracture upon air bag deployment. Dealers will replace the side air bag modules free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Does Not Inflate Properly

The driver's frontal air bag may not inflate properly during the second stage deployment, resulting in increased risk of occupant injury. Dealers will replace the driver side frontal air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

I bought my 2011 Malibu lt1 with under 70k miles squeeky clean car fax well maintained always on time maintiance a couple days ago I LOVEEEEE IT. I traded my 2007 chevy impala ls for it. The small issue I have is I dont like the looseness in the steering the smallest steering wheel turn wow the car goes there. Steering is extreamly sensitive. And I so wish it was a v6 or v8 and not a 4 cyl. Car...
A comfortable car delivering good fuel economy, low tailpipe emissions, excellent cargo space and reasonable reliability. Despite restyled Malibu models, GM continued to produce this car as a classic model due its desirable size and economy. GM had achieved consistency in manufacturing quality with this model. Virtually all 1999 3.1 liter J-code Malibu's exhibited the same component failures...
My husband and I have been ALL OVER the US in our Malibu and I'm constantly amazed at how well it's held up to so much use (and abuse). It now has almost - 3 1 5,0 0 0 - miles on it and we're finally having to deal with the electrical issue that seems to have so many owners frustrated with replacing one part after another. The issue that's forced us to have to finally do something about it is ...

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